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Carl Martin Welcker, EMO General Commissioner, (r) and Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, CEO of the EMO event organizer VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association), looking back on a successful EMO Hannover 2019.

EMO Hannover 2019 provides clarity in uncertain times Trade fair builds on successful previous event
EMO Hannover 2019 provides clarity in uncertain times Trade...
EMO Hannover 2019 provides clarity in uncertain times Trade fair builds on successful previous...

EMO Hannover 2019 closed its doors today following a six-day run. From 16 to 21 September, round about 117,000 production specialists from 150 countries convened at the world’s leading tradeshow for the metalworking industry. “This EMO Hannover 2019 built on the success of our boom year in 2017,” re...
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Grouppicture: Andrea Janssen

AI continuing to gain ground: Awards presented to winners of the “Founder Competition – Digital Innovation” at EMO 2019 in Hanover, Germany
AI continuing to gain ground: Awards presented to winners...
AI continuing to gain ground: Awards presented to winners of the “Founder Competition –...

– Improving energy management through artificial intelligence, using a smartphone for virtual sewing patterns, or saving human lives with a digitalised process chain: these are just some of the unique ideas with which start-ups were able to convince the jury of the "Founder Competition – Digital Inn...
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EMO Hannover 2019 - Weltleitmesse der Metallbearbeitung: Eröffnungsrundgang der EMO Hannover mit dem Bundesminister für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur Andreas Scheuer. UMATI Halle 9, E24

Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0
Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry...
Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0

70 companies from ten countries have connected 110 machines and 28 value-added services at EMO Hannover 2019 via the umati standard interface. "umati is opening up a new chapter in production," says Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop, Chairman of the VDW (Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenhersteller – German M...
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The Baden-Württemberg-based automation specialists are aiming to provide robot manufacturers and integrators with independently tested co-act grippers that can be used for rapid implementation and certification of collaborative scenarios. Photo: Schunk

Cobots – Successful collaboration between man and robot
Cobots – Successful collaboration between man and robot
Cobots – Successful collaboration between man and robot

Robotics and automation are among the key technologies for ensuring lasting international success. Cobots interact directly with humans and give manufacturing companies a competitive edge in the market. At EMO Hannover 2019, trade visitors will find countless automation solutions and collaborative r...
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